Morocco will enter Tuesday’s clash with a star-studded 27-man squad, including goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, Paris Saint-Germain full-back Archraf Hakimi and captain Romain Sais.
Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri, who is currently seventh in the national goalscoring charts with 17 goals in 61 games, has also been called up by Regragui and should again hit the Atlas Lions attack.
Selim Amallah and Yahya Jabrane are expected to link up in the center of the park, while new Manchester United signing Sofyan Amrabat will play no part in Tuesday’s game after withdrawing from the squad through injury.
Stade Rennais striker Ibrahim Salah is one of eight new faces in the Atlas Lions camp alongside goalkeeper duo Mehdi Benabid and Youssef El Motie and midfielder Amir Richardson.
Meanwhile, Sheriff Tiraspol midfielder Cedric Badolo is a major doubt for Burkina Faso after picking up an injury midway through the match against Eswatini on Friday.
Yago, who is currently sixth on the nation’s all-time appearances list with 73 games to his name, has also earned a place in the Stallions’ line-up and is expected to form a back center back with Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba.
Bournemouth striker Dango Ouattara, who has four goals in five AFCON qualifiers, is expected to lead Burkina Faso’s attack alongside Cyrille Bayala and Abdoul Tapsoba.
Morocco – Cape Verde Islands International Coverage
Italy: Mola TV
Norway: V Sport 3, Viaplay Norway
Poland: Viaplay Poland
Portugal: Sport TV2, Sport TV Multiscreen
Serbia: Arena Sport 1P
Sweden: Viaplay Sweden, V Sport Football